This comprehensive hands-on course is designed to introduce designers to digital design tools. The course begins with an overview of architectural and interior design concepts; students will review client presentations and see how they were created. Students learn why the use of these professional tools is essential to the creative process of design and presentation production, and are introduced to using the computer for drawing, illustration, and layout. Fundamentals of layout, typographic design, scanning, and image-enhancement software are covered; student-created projects are presented in class. Software applications covered include Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
Prerequisite: Working knowledge of Windows or Mac operating system. Software requirements: The most recent versions of Illustrator and Photoshop.
No refund after Jan 12.